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Quick and easy family-friendly recipes made with real food that don’t take all day to make.

Recent Posts

Allbirds Tree Runners Review

May 27, 2022I've loved Allbirds since I bought my first pair two years ago! Here's my Allbirds Tree Runners review of the summertime version! Best of all, select styles are 25% off this weekend!! Came for the sustainability, stayed for the comfort…Read More

Pippin Hill Cooking Class

May 25, 2022My mother in law and I went to a Pippin Hill cooking class on Cali-style burritos and took a garden tour of the vineyard grounds. Here's the recap! Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyard is one of the best gems in…Read More
Real food,
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Before you get any further...

hi, I’m Kath!

I’m a Registered Dietitian, healthy eater, and mom of two from Charlottesville, Virginia. Here you’ll find a healthy mix of real-life meals made from whole ingredients balanced with the pleasures of life, including buttercream frosting and good wine. Plus a sprinkle of nutrition, home life, beauty, parenting, and organizing.

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Featured Posts

How To Travel Using Credit Card Points

April 18, 2022If you've ever wondered how to travel using credit card points, here is a very basic 101 tutorial on how to get started! Note this post includes affiliate links to the cards we have via the Travel Freely Card Organizer…Read More

How To Organize Your Digital Clutter

February 12, 2021Are you drowning in digital clutter? Learn how to conquer digital organization with a simple system that takes no more than one hour each week so you can spend more time doing what you love! Here's an overview of the…Read More

Healthy Mindset

The Benefits of Cooking At Home

January 26, 2022Blue Apron’s Wellness meals enable you to discover all of the holistic benefits of cooking at home while delivering real food ingredients to your door. This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. Try Blue Apron during this week's flash sale and…Read More

How To Reset After the Holidays

December 29, 2021Here are some tips on how to reset after the holidays to focus on choices that make you feel your best (and without doing anything extreme)! The holiday season is notorious for feeling the squiggly line effect in action: the…Read More

Oatmeal Recipes

Healthy Baked Oatmeal (Pumpkin!)

September 20, 2021This healthy baked oatmeal is the best way to get all of your favorite seasonal flavors in one cozy dish. Oats, warm spices, canned pumpkin, and just a touch of caramelized brown sugar topping make this crave-worthy baked oatmeal a…Read More

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

May 14, 2020One of KERF's oldest recipes, this single serving oatmeal pancake recipe combines quick oats, a whole egg, baking powder, and cinnamon for a hearty skillet pancake ready in minutes! My oldest recipe? This oatmeal pancake recipe might be the oldest…Read More

Home Organizing

Spring Home Refresh

April 27, 2022Here's a simple checklist to lighten up your space for the new season and give your home a spring refresh. With spring officially in the air, I am always on a mission to lighten up our home - give it…Read More

Sustainable Swaps I’ve Made In My Kitchen

March 31, 2022There are so many things you can do to "go green" at home that sometimes it feels overwhelming. I'm sharing sustainable swaps I've made in my kitchen and around the home.  April Is Earth Month! There are a 100+ things…Read More